Pink parties. Pink Ribbons. Pink celebrations. Pink boas. Pink bagels. You name it, it's pink in October. Many people, breast cancer patients and others, find empowerment and emotional comfort in "pink." Many feel as if they have done good by participating or buying a "pink" good. As I've mentioned before in my post, Missed Opportunities: Celebrities … Continue reading Dying for a cure this Pinktober: Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness
One of the most challenging parts of my job is the misinformation that surrounds hereditary cancer and the celebrities who add to the problem. Celebrities have a large platform from which they can loudly and publicly share their views. Often times fans and the general public take celebrity views as scientific, medical truth. Case in point … Continue reading Missed opportunities: celebrities are not doctors.